Douglas Ruth holds B.Sc. and M.Sc. degrees in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Manitoba and a PhD from the University of Waterloo. He spent four years with Petro-Canada Research and three years with GEOTECHnical Resources before returning to an academic position at the University of Manitoba. Doug is a Technical Achievement Award holder from the Society of Core Analyst (SCA) and has been a member of the board of SCA for over 20 years. He is a Fellow, and current President, of the Canadian Academy of Engineering, as well as a Fellow of the Engineering Institute of Canada, and Engineers Canada.
Doug describes himself as “a shameless promoter of all things engineering.”